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# Lesson Plan

## Counting up to 3 - Picture Counting to 3

### Kindergarten (K) - Math

### LEARNING TARGET

- Students will be able to count to 3 using visual aids.

### LEARNING PROGRESSION

###### PREREQUISITE SKILL

- Students will be able to count to three using the touch counting method.
- Students will be able to identify and touch the corresponding number of objects.

###### EXTENSION SKILL

- Students will be able to count objects to 5 using the touch count method.
- Students will be able to identify the numbers 1-5.

###### DURATION

- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)

###### MATERIALS

- Number Cards
- Vocabulary Cards
- Counting Manipulatives
- Picture cards with objects in sets of 1-3 (e.g. 1 apple, 2 bananas, 3 cherries)
- Whiteboard and markers

###### VOCABULARY

- one
- two
- three
- count

### TEACHING RESOURCES

###### CENTERS & TASK CARDS

No Centers or Task Cards Available

###### IEP GOAL WORKBOOKS

No Goals Available

###### 5 AND 1 INTERVENTIONS

No Interventions Available

###### GAMES

Games can be used as a reward, as an introduction to a concept, or for independent practice.

###### ACTIVITIES

No Activities Available

### LESSON INSTRUCTION

###### INTRODUCTION

- Show students a picture of one object, and ask them to name it.
- Repeat with a picture of two objects and then with a picture of three objects.
- Ask students how many objects were in each picture.

###### INSTRUCTION

- Display the picture cards with sets of 1-3 objects, and say the number of objects in each set.
- Point to each object as you count.
- Have students repeat the number and count with you.

###### GUIDED PRACTICE

- Divide students into pairs and give each pair a set of picture cards.
- Have one student pick a card and count the objects, while the other student checks the count.
- Switch roles and repeat until each student has had a turn.

###### INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

- Provide each student with a set of picture cards.
- Have students pick a card and count the objects.
- Have them write the number on the whiteboard and draw the corresponding number of circles to reinforce the concept.

###### HOMEWORK

- Assign students to draw pictures of sets of 1-3 objects and write the corresponding number next to each set.
- Encourage students to bring their drawings to share with the class during the next lesson.

###### EXIT TICKET

- Provide each student with a set of picture cards with sets of 1-3 objects.
- Instruct students to sort the cards based on the number of objects in each set.
- Observe students' progress and make note of any areas that may need further instruction or support.

###### FORMATIVE

- Show students picture cards with sets of 1-3 objects and ask them to count the objects on each card.
- Observe students' progress and make note of any areas that may need further instruction or support.

###### SUMMATIVE

- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor student progress and understanding.

###### CLOSURE

- Review the numbers 1-3 with the picture cards.
- Ask students to share one thing they learned during the lesson.

###### EXTENSION

- For students who are more advanced, they can practice counting sets of 4 or more objects.
- For students who need extra support, the picture cards can be color-coded or labeled with the corresponding number.

###### INTERVENTION

- For students who struggle with fine motor skills, larger and easier to grasp picture cards can be used.
- For students who need extra support, a visual aid or diagram can be provided to help them count and understand the concept of numbers.

###### VIDEOS

No Video Available

### TEACHING TIPS

The "Counting with Pictures Memory Match" game can be used as an extension activity to reinforce the concept of counting to 3 with pictures. This game can be played after completing the lesson plan and can serve as a fun and engaging way for students to practice counting and number recognition skills. To challenge advanced students, use picture cards with sets of 4-5 objects. Additionally, students can practice addition by adding up the points earned during the game.

- Use visual aids, such as picture cards, to help students understand and connect with the concept of counting to 3.
- Use hands-on activities, such as counting objects, to reinforce the concept of counting and make it more engaging for students.
- Use repetition to reinforce the concept of counting to 3, such as repeating the numbers and counting with students multiple times.
- Use real-life examples, such as counting fingers or toes, to help students connect the concept of counting to their own experiences.
- Be patient and provide extra support or challenge to students as needed.

### STUDENT MISCONCEPTIONS

- Students may count objects out of order, such as counting 1, 3, 2 instead of 1, 2, 3.
- Students may skip objects or count them twice, leading to an incorrect count.
- Students may have difficulty understanding that the number 3 represents a specific quantity of objects, rather than just a word or symbol.
- Students may struggle to connect the concept of counting to larger numbers or mathematical operations such as addition and subtraction.

### STANDARD

##### Common Core Standard:

K.CC.A.1 Part 1 - Count to 10 by ones.

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